Adams County Dumpster Rental and Garbage Pickup

Waste Connections of Pennsylvania

Adams County Residential Services

Since January 1, 2018, Waste Connections of Pennsylvania has been serving the Adams County communities below with residential waste management services. We invite all customers in Adams County to bookmark this page and return to read service updates.

Trash 1

Frequency:
Weekly
Container Options:
Customer supplied
Max Disposal Volume:
5 bags - 32 gallons each

Trash 2

Frequency:
Weekly
Container Options:
Customer supplied
Max Disposal Volume:
5 bags - 32 gallons each
Extra $9/Qtr

Recycle 1

Frequency:
Every other week
Container Options:
Customer supplied
Max Disposal Volume:
65 Gallon Equivalent

Recycle 2

Frequency:
Every other week
Container Options:
96 Gallon Cart w/wheels
Max Disposal Volume:
Lid must close

Bulk Item

Frequency:
Contact us
Max Disposal Volume:
1 Bulk item per week

Freon Item

Frequency:
Contact us to schedule

Electronics

Frequency:
Quarterly
Max Disposal Volume:
Special collection of acceptable devices

Please affix a Trash Tag to each 32 gallon bag over the limit. ​ Call our office for tags at $3.75 per tag in quantities of 12.

Boroughs and Townships Contracts

Trash and Recycling Contracts

Waste Connections was the lowest bid for the trash and recycling contract in the following Boroughs and Townships. ​ Click on the links for more information.

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Special Pickup Guidelines

Trust Waste Connections to keep your office running smoothly with our reliable trash pickup and recycling services. We specialize is solving waste management solutions so you can focus on your business.

  • Customizing your pickup schedule
    A bulk item is an item that is too large for the container or 32 gallon bag and includes items such as: ​ couches, mattresses, tables, recliners, etc. ​ A tire that does not exceed 36 inches in height or 16 inches in width is considered a bulk item.One bulk item is allowed per week. ​ Before placing your item out for pickup, please contact us to schedule your bulk item pickup.
  • Freon Items
    Items that contain Freon require special collection and handling. ​ Items with Freon include refrigerators, dehumidifiers, air conditioners, etc. ​ Before placing your item out for pickup, please contact us to schedule your Freon item pickup.
  • Electronics
    Each quarter there will be a special collection of acceptable items like electronics. ​ The dates and details of these events will be published in this section.
Know What Goes in the Recycling Bin

Residential Recycling Guidelines

We’re your dedicated partner for recycling locally and nationwide. We offer single or multiple-dumpster collection, recyclables programs, green waste recycling, and more.  Read the guide below to learn more about what you can recycle and how recycling works.

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Plastic
  • Beverage bottles
  • Jugs
  • Jars
  • Food containers
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Paper
  • Newspaper
  • Magazines
  • Books
  • Office paper
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Glass
  • Most bottles
  • Jugs
  • Jars
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Metal
  • Aluminum cans
  • Steel cans
  • Aluminum bottles
  • Steel bottles
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Know What to Throw

Waste Connections is your dedicated partner for recycling nationwide. We offer single or multiple-dumpster collection, recyclables programs, green waste recycling, and more. Check out our handy guide below to learn what you can recycle and how it works.

Waste Wizard

Waste Connections of Pennsylvania - Adams County Disposal Guide

Items That Can’t Be Recycled By Curbside Collection

Residential recycling options may vary by location, so it's important to check with your local recycling options and guidelines in your area.

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Unacceptable Items

Items

  • Propane canisters
  • Flares
  • Needles
  • Electronics
  • Flammable liquids
  • Batteries for e-cigarettes
  • Helium tanks
  • Lighters and matches
  • Knives
  • Household batteries
  • Butane canisters
  • Ceramic plant pots
  • Bear spray
  • Paint
  • Ammunition
  • Straws

Plastic containers

  • Containers for motor oil, vehicle lubricant or antifreeze products
  • Garden hoses
  • Packaging labeled biodegradable or compostable
  • Plastic string or rope
  • Microwavable bowls with metal rims
  • Plastic paint cans
  • Plastic wrap
  • Pails for lubricants and oils
  • Plastic or foil lids from coffee and tea pods
  • Liquid-absorbing pads, e.g., in trays of meat, poultry, fish, etc.
  • Lawn edging, tarps, plastic furniture or toys
  • Plastic blister packs e.g. plastic/foil protective packaging for chewing gum and pills


Steel containers

  • Steel paint cans
  • Coat hangers (return to dry cleaners)
  • Pots, pans and baking trays
  • Propane cylinders
  • Metal toys
  • Appliances
  • Metal hardware or other scrap metal
  • Wiring or metal cords, extension cords

Misc. flexible plastic packaging

  • Plastic squeeze tubes
  • Plastic-lined paper
  • Cellophane wrap
  • Plastic strapping
  • 6-pack ring
  • Biodegradable plastic
  • PVC/vinyl
  • Squishy foam
  • Plastic blister packs e.g. plastic/foil protective packaging for chewing gum and pills

Paper packaging/cardboard

  • Cardboard boxes with wax coating
  • Paper bags with multiple layers that include a foil layer
  • Paper bags with a plastic layer
  • Paper towels, napkins
  • Tissues

Aluminum containers

  • Spray paint cans
  • Aerosol cans with any contents remaining
  • Propane cylinders
  • Foil-lined cardboard take-out containers and lids

Glass bottles & jars

  • Drinking glasses or dishes, cookware
  • Whole or broken window glass or mirrors
  • Ceramic products
  • Light bulbs and light fixtures

Foam packaging

  • Liquid-absorbing pads used in trays for meat, poultry, fish, etc.
  • Labels, tape, paper and cardboard on foam packaging
  • Foam peanuts, packing chips, or noodles
  • Blue or pink foam board insulation
  • Squishy or flexible foam
  • Furniture cushions

Plastic bags/Overwrap

  • Kitchen stretch wrap
  • Packaging labeled biodegradable or compostable
  • Lumber or construction wrap
  • Garbage bags

Paper

  • Hardcover or paperback books (donate or sell)
  • Ribbons or bows
  • Musical greeting cards with batteries
  • Rubber bands